Articles tagged "phottix"

Phottix launches new multi-brand Odin Z OS, and a pair of Juno hotshoe flash units

Phottix has launched a new operating system for its portable flash systems that it says automatically switches between different manufacturer’s TTL systems as it detects their presence from an on-camera flash unit or on-camera transmitter. We went hands-on at Photokina.

Phottix announces larger LED panels with the Kali600

Lighting brand Phottix has announced a new LED panel for videographers and stills photographers called the Kali600. Larger than the company’s hotshoe Nuada series, the Kali600 is designed for location and studio work and to be mounted on a stand.

Phottix announces Odin II TTL flash trigger for Pentax shooters

Flash manufacturer Phottix has announced it will introduce an Odin ll transmitter for Pentax users in April this year. The company says it has had ‘direct cooperation’ from Pentax engineers to make and program the trigger so it works seamlessly.

The Phottix Juno is a fully-manual transceiver flash that works with all major brands

The fully-manual Phottix Juno is an affordable speedlight that will work with just about any camera system, and has Phottix's 2.4GHz Ares II transceiver built right in.

Phottix replaces Para-Pro lineup with new Premio Parabolic Umbrellas

Phottix just released the Premio Parabolic Umbrellas series, replacing their Para-Pro line with a stronger, deeper and better made set of parabolic umbrellas.

Phottix launches Ares ll radio flash triggering system with more channels

Independent flash and accessories manufacturer Phottix has announced the next generation of its Ares remote flash triggering system that brings with it additional channels and new security. Read more

Phottix launches Spartan multi-purpose beauty dish/softbox

Lighting and accessory manufacturer Phottix has launched a light modifier for studio heads and hotshoe guns that can be used as a beauty dish as well as an octa softbox. Read more

Phottix launches Cerberus adapter for using hotshoe flashes in Bowens and Elinchrom studio head modifiers

Flash manufacturer Phottix has launched a new adapter that is designed to allow hotshoe flash units to be used with standard studio accessories, such as softboxes, umbrellas and snoots. Read more

Sekonic expands LiteMaster Pro meter series for wireless control of Elinchrom and Phottix flashes

Japanese light and color meter manufacturer Sekonic has introduced a pair of new ambient and flash light meters to the L-478 series that are dedicated to use with Elinchrom and Phottix flash units. Read more

Phottix announces next generation of Odin TTL flash controllers

Flash and accessory manufacturer Phottix has released details of the second generation of Odin flash controllers that will go on sale mid-February. The Odin II units, which allow wireless TTL control of hotshoe and portable studio flash units, will add two extra control groups and 28 additional channels to the radio trigger’s reach, and will make the user interface easier to handle. Read more

Phottix launches Laso Transmitter and Receiver for Canon flashes

Phottix has launched its Laso Flash Trigger System today for the Canon RT Wireless radio flash system and the camera maker's non-radio E-TTL flashes. The Laso Transmitter can be used with up to 15 radio flashes in five groups, while the Laso receiver enables the setup to be used with non-radio E-TTL flashes. Read more

Elinchrom, Phottix and Sekonic form wireless common standard partnership

Lighting manufacturers Elinchrom and Phottix are collaborating with the light meter brand Sekonic to establish a common standard for communication between wireless lighting devices. Read more

Phottix highlights compatibility issues with Nikon D750 hotshoe

Phottix, a lighting equipment maker, is reporting an issue where its Odin TTL triggers may not work properly with the Nikon D750. According to a recent blog post the company claims that the D750's hot shoe design differs slightly from that of other Nikon DSLRs, which causes the pins of the Odin trigger to line up incorrectly. Read more

Phottix launches Indra 500 TTL mains or battery powered studio heads

Phottix has introduced a new studio flash head that can be powered via the mains in a studio environment or through a portable battery pack when flash is needed in the field. The Phottix Indra 500TTL offers 500 watts of output across eight settings from full power to 1/128th power and, according to Phottix, it can be synchronised with shutter durations as short as 1/8000sec. Read more

Phottix offers Mitros and Mitros+ TTL flash units for Sony multi-interface hotshoe

Phottix has unveiled Sony versions of its Mitros and Mitros+ TTL flash units for that manufacturer's multi-interface hotshoe. The Mitros+ offers remote radio flash control, with built in Phottix Odin and Strato II receivers. Both flash units provide a guide number of 58, with 180° rotation and tilt by 97°. Learn more

Phottix BG-5D III Battery Grip for Canon EOS 5D Mark III Review
The Phottix BG-5DIII battery grip doubles the battery life of the Canon EOS 5D Mark III and mirrors the functionality of Canon's BG-E11 battery grip. Does it perform on par with its more expensive competitor? Read on to find out.
2012 Holiday Gift Guide
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We're rounded up 14 great gifts for the photographer this holiday season. From bags to tripods to filters and more, there should be something for everyone in our 2012 Holiday Gift Guide.